From Alana’s Laptop

  I hope that this message finds you and your loved ones well. I continue to work from home, as do many of the Trinity staff who do not need to be physically present on campus to look after the students who have returned to residence. I occasionally enjoy visits from Toby the puppy, pictured…Continue Reading

Five questions with… The Rev’d Andrea Budgey, Humphrys Chaplain

    The Rev’d Andrea Budgey, Humphrys Chaplain, answers our questions about this academic year, her advocacy work and more. Trinity Magazine: What are you most looking forward to about the 2020-2021 academic year? Andrea Budgey: This past summer has been a time of intense planning in the College (and in the church), and we’ve…Continue Reading

Student researchers grow Trinity’s sustainability knowledge

  Better nutrition in the city. Cleaner food for the future. This summer’s crop of young researchers in Trinity’s Sustainable Food Systems Research Group (SFSRG) are not only contributing to a better food supply system for Toronto, but sowing the seeds of impactful careers to come. Prof. Michael Kessler, Director and Raymond Pryke Chair in…Continue Reading

Trinity community responding to growing student need

By Jennifer Matthews In mid-March, Kyumin Lee’s world was turned upside down. Amid growing reports of a wildly contagious and potentially deadly virus reaching world pandemic proportions, Trinity College was forced to close its doors. ********** Students thrown into chaos Lee, who was in her first year of the Life Sciences program, describes the experience…Continue Reading

Five Questions with … Colin Furness ’90

Trinity graduate and 9T0 Year Rep. Professor Colin Furness, teaches information and knowledge use in organizations at U of T’s Faculty of Information. An infection control epidemiologist by training, he spent several years in industry, leading innovation work in the measurement of indoor and outdoor spread of disease, and hand hygiene behaviour.  A frequent commentator…Continue Reading

Five Questions with Mayo Moran

Five Questions with Mayo Moran

April 15, 2020 The world has changed quickly and dramatically in the last few months. While no one has been exempt from adjusting to this new reality, Provost Mayo Moran, who lives on campus in the Provost’s Lodge, has a unique view of how life at the College has changed. From sending our students home,…Continue Reading

Trinity community rallies to keep students safe

Trinity community rallies to keep students safe

The world looks dramatically different than it did just a few weeks ago. On March 17, 2020, Ontario declared a state of emergency, triggering the immediate closure of all University of Toronto buildings. That day, the 475 students living at Trinity were asked to vacate campus by March 21.Continue Reading

Building a Greener Future

Building a Greener Future

Brian ’82 and Joannah Lawson are helping to take Trinity’s green aspirations to a whole new level through their support of the College’s Integrated Sustainability Initiative. With a new building, The Lawson Centre for Sustainability, as its centerpiece, the initiative aims to integrate principles of sustainability into daily life at the College, from the dining room to the classroom.Continue Reading

Artist Nevertheless

Artist Nevertheless

Few today know the name, but in his time, Roloff Beny ’45 was one of the worlds most sought after photographers. His social circle included the likes of Vivien Leigh, Elizabeth Taylor, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Coco Chanel, and Tennessee Williams. Continue Reading